Rabdomiolisis y miopatía como únicas manifestaciones de hipotiroidismo severo secundario a tiroiditis de hashimoto

Translated title of the contribution: Rhabdomyolysis and myopathy as the only manifestations of severe hypothyroidism secondary to hashimoto'sthyroiditis

Juan P. Brito, Juan P. Domecq, Gabriela Prutsky, Germán Málaga, Larry Young, Atil Y. Kargi

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Hashimoto's thyroiditis is the most frequent cause of hypothyroidism. In the regions with no iodine deficiency, it is more frequent in women and oftentimes has a familial association. The symptoms and signs of hypothyroidism are systemic and depend on the duration and intensity of the thyroid hormone deficiency. Neuromuscular manifestations are seldom the only symptoms and signs present. We present the case of a young patient with severe myopathy, where rhabdomyolysis was the sole manifestation of severe hypothyroidism secondary to Hashimoto's thyroiditis.

Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)129-132
Number of pages4
JournalRevista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Publica
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013



  • Hypothyroidism
  • Muscular diseases
  • Neuromuscular diseases
  • Neuromuscular manifestations
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Thyroiditis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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